Category Archives: Health

The Top 15 Lies You’re Being Told About Health and Mainstream Medicine

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Author: Marco Torres

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1. GMO can feed the world A lot of food that we eat today contains genetically modified ingredients and usually without our knowledge. Supporters of this technology maintain that it ensures and sustains food security around the world as the population increases. As well as scientific debates on the merits of genetically engineered...

Kids Lose Their Memory If They Drink Too Much Sugar

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Author: Samantha Olson

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Sugary drinks may be doing far more harm than just causing tooth decay and weight gain; it may be damaging our brains. Researchers from the University of Southern California have found a disturbing connection between sugary drinks and memory and will present their research at the Annual Meeting of the Society...

6 Ayurvedic Health Hacks

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Author: Lizette Borreli

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Chances are most of us struggle to maintain a good balance in life when it comes to family, health, and work. We tend to prioritize one over the other, creating a rift that leaves us disheveled and unbalanced. While unhealthy lifestyles can lead to an array of problems like acidity,...

‘I Can Smell a Rainbow’

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Author: Holly Wlliams

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What colour is the letter F? What texture does a Mozart symphony have? Can you taste the rainbow? If the only thing such ideas suggest is the Skittles ad campaign, you're probably not synaesthesic. But for up to four per cent of the population, such questions make perfect sense. Synaesthesia...

11 Health Benefits of Cherries

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Author: Diana Herrington

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When you eat cherries, you enjoy much more than just their amazing taste. They’re packed with antioxidants and offer many health benefits, including help with insomnia, joint pain and belly fat. Cherries could be just what the doctor ordered. 1. Protection from Diabetes Sweet cherries have a lower glycemic index...

9 Marijuana Policies from Around the World that Are Way Ahead of the U.S.

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"While the US’s officials and media continue to pretend like pot legalization is an unprecedented, far-fetched dream, in Spain, personal marijuana has been legal for decades." While people in Barcelona, Spain are lighting joints up on the street outside of bars as tourists flock to enjoy a marijuana culture that...

12 Facts About Microwaves That Should Forever Terminate Their Use

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Author: Marco Torres

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Microwaves are a source of electromagnetic energy (a form of nonionizing form of radiation) electronically generated. When penetrating the aliments, they trigger an inner rotation of the water molecules inside the food. This rotation triggers a friction between the molecules and the result is a rapid growth in temperature. Microwaves use...

Over 60% of Breads Sold in the UK Contain Pesticide Residues

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Author: Damian Carrington

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Two in every three loaves of bread sold in the UK contain pesticide residues, according to a new analysis of government data by environmental campaigners. Tests on hundreds of loaves also showed that 25% contained residues of more than one pesticide. The official tests are carried out by the government’s...

Outdoor Spaces May Offer a Drug-Free Alternative For Dementia Patients

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Author: Lizette Borreli

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It comes as no surprise that spending time outside reaps physical and mental health benefits. A stroll in great outdoors has been found to lower our stress and tension, prevent cancer, and even trigger memories for those suffering from mental decline, or dementia. According to a recent study published in...